§ 51. Mr. Prescott
asked the Minister of Agriculture the amount in gallons of milk which was returned by dairymen to producers as being unfit for human consumption, by reason of having gone sour, for the months of April to September last, respectively.
§ Mr. T. Williams
The quantities of milk returned by dairymen to producers in England and Wales for any reason other than poor chemical composition in the summer months of 1947 are approximately as follow:
Gallons. April … … 27,500 May … … 247,000 June … … 504,000 July … … 531,000 August … … 653,000 September … … 142,500
Separate figures are not available for milk returned as having gone sour, and the above figures include milk rejected on account of taint or because on test it was found to be of poor keeping quality